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2014 Zuccardi Malbec "Jose Zuccardi"

Zuccardi 2014 Jose Zuccardi Malbec

Winery: Zuccardi

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Jose Zuccardi"

Wine Category: Malbec

Grape blend: 90% Malbec & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Uco Valley

State or country: Argentina

Price: $45

Cases produced: 5,000

KWG Score: 94 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: November 19, 2019

Wine Review: This opaque and very dark ruby colored Malbec opens with a red raspberry and green pepper bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and juicy. The flavor profile is a red plum and red currant blend with notes of green pepper, cranberry and flinty minerality. I also detected a hint of red raspberry towards the end. The finish is dry and its flavors and dusty fine tannins drift away nicely. This Malbec would pair well with Memphis styled dry rub ribs. – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Intense red black.
Aroma: Complex nose that highlights ripe black and red fruit aromas; subtle spicy notes.
Flavor: Firm and mature tannins that give structure to the wine. Fresh and elegant due to great acidity.
Long finish.

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